Buff Orp - white egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mikeeeeeeeeee, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my BOs laid today, first egg.
    White?
    I thought BOs laid brown
     
  2. allisonwonderland

    allisonwonderland New Egg

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    HI,
    i have bo's and non of them have ever laid white eggs but since your chickens are just starting to lay they might lay a little wacky at first, i once got an egg a little smaller then a ping pong ball.
    hope i helped:)
    allisonwonderland,
     
  3. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are they hatchery birds? Hopefully they will get all the plumbing worked out and you will have pretty brown eggs.
    Also are you sure it is white and not cream/tinted?
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Was it white like store eggs or more cream colored? I've seen some really light cream colored eggs on BOs. They don't lay a dark brown egg, but typically a light to med shade (almost pinkish). Also, if they get into medicated chick starter, the amprolium can make the eggshells white. First eggs are often not the right shade yet..keep us posted if the egg color improves as she gets things going.
     
  5. ridgefire

    ridgefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BO's lay from very light brown to dark brown with specks.
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:I was going to ask if they are actually white like a store egg or really light tannish.
     
  7. swampwander

    swampwander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My six BO's also lay from light cream to dark brown. I know who's laid what and when by now.
     
  8. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kinda like a cream color.
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Mine sometimes lay very light cream colored eggs.
     
  10. gckiddhouse

    gckiddhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine lays a creamy almost pink colored egg.
     

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